Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Banyan Security San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 1 month ago

This is a unique opportunity to join as one of the early engineers in a well-funded, fast-growing startup backed by some of the top Silicon Valley VCs and luminaries. We are looking to hire key engineers that like to join at an early stage that can have a significant impact on the product and roadmap, and also take on mentorship roles as the company grows in this fast-paced market.

As a Senior Software Engineer for Platforms, you will get a chance to be part of the development of a mission-critical distributed subsystem in a rapidly evolving platform that handles millions of requests and massive amounts of events, and other data. It is real-time, scalable, and highly available, and is the source of data for security monitoring, alerting, access control, and data visualization. You understand the importance of data collected from every application and component in a software-defined business environment - web, mobile, server, infrastructure, hardware - in enabling the most advanced and effective security controls and insights for business and IT decision-making.


  • You have a passion for software engineering, network software, and building scalable distributed systems
  • You enjoy working with network protocols, sockets programming, policy enforcement, and working with authorization and authentication protocols like OAuth2, OpenID Connect, and SAML
  • 6+ years of experience developing high-performance network software
  • Extensive experience with networking and sockets programming
  • Experience with OS kernel network subsystems in Linux and/or Windows
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Go, C/C++, Python, a strong foundation in data structures, algorithms and a strong understanding of threads, synchronization, and concurrent programming
  • Understanding of design and implementation principles to build secure, scalable, resilient systems
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or a related area


  • Early-stage stock options
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K
  • Unlimited PTO
  • There is a mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years
  • Mutual respect and inclusive culture with an emphasis on learning/teaching
  • Weekly catered lunch, snacks, fruits, drinks, and monthly happy hour events
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Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Banyan Security